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Authorities: Columbus Woman Lied About Ebola To Get Treatment

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Crews responded to the home on Champion Avenue while wearing protective gear similar to these full-bodysuits.
7:56AM
October
17, 2014

Authorities say a south Columbus woman who told authorities she was experiencing Ebola-like symptoms after returning from West Africa made up the story to get faster treatment.

State Issues New Ebola Guidelines, Hospitals Respond

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A Dallas nurse infected with the Ebola virus visited Ohio Oct. 10-13.
12:44PM
October
16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health today issued new, stronger, recommended quarantine procedures in response to suspected Ebola cases.

Health Official On Ebola: 7 Quarantined In Ohio

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A Summit County health official says seven people have been quarantined in Northeast Ohio after possible exposure to Ebola virus.
12:37PM
October
16, 2014

A health official says at least seven people in northeast Ohio are quarantined and being monitored because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area.

OSU Makes Policy Changes To Meet Sexual Abuse Settlement

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The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school's handling of sexual abuse cases.
8:26AM
October 16, 2014

The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school’s handling of sexual abuse cases.

Texas Nurse With Ebola Had Visited Northeast Ohio

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Ohio Department of Health officials are tracing contacts of a Texas nurse with Ebola who recently visited northeast Ohio
12:51PM
October
15, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health says it is tracing contacts of a Texas nurse who recently visited family in Ohio. The nurse tested positive for Ebola. State Epidemiologist, Doctor Mary DiOrio says state officials received notice Wednesday morning about the nurse’s Ohio visit.

Ohio Prepares For Ebola

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Doctors work in West Africa to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak.
7:55AM
October
15, 2014

As doctors in West Africa continue to fight the deadly virus, health officials in Ohio say they’re preparing for a potential Ebola threat.

Ebola Concerns Send ‘Worried Well’ To Hospitals

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State health officials said an Ebola outbreak is highly unlikely in Ohio but doctors, hospitals and state emergency officials are prepared in case.
2:25PM
October
14, 2014

Ohio health officials say concern over the Ebola virus has begun to send some people they’re calling “the worried well” to hospitals with concerns about fevers and other flu symptoms.

Nursing Home Chain To Pay $38M In US Settlement

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Extendicare Health Services must pay $38M in fines for what the government says was substandard care.
2:21PM
October 10, 2014

A nursing home chain, with facilities in Ohio, has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care.

Columbus Public Health: Mumps Outbreak Officially Over

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Columbus Public Health officials have declared an end to the mumps outbreak in Central Ohio.
2:15PM
October
10, 2014

Local health officials have officially declared an end to mumps outbreak that began at Ohio State earlier this year.

African Community Groups Raise Money In Columbus To Fight Ebola

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Several community groups in Columbus' African community are raising money to fight Ebola.
9:50AM
October
3, 2014

Several African community organizations in Columbus are uniting to raise $30,000 to fight the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.